The BEST Goal to Set in 2019?

Scott Welle Goal Setting

Big or small? Realistic or unrealistic? Conservative or BHAG? What’s the BEST type of goal to set in 2019? The answer is in this video…     VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: If you’re watching this video you probably saw the image that I put out on social media about goal setting for 2019, asking the question, which…

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One Simple Mistake to Avoid in 2019

Scott Welle Goal Setting

Hello Outperformer, It has been a busy week for me. I’m speaking five times (MTWF and today), most of it revolving around goal setting, habit formation and Outperforming in 2019. For this week, I’ve let my audiences know early on that I’m not there to motivate them to do goal setting – we are actually…

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Raising Your Personal Standard of Excellence in 2019

I was a C student in school. Whether it was grade school, junior high or high school, C’s were “good enough” (a common term in my vocabulary). C’s meant that I was average and average was always good enough for me. But, even though I outwardly boasted that I was fine being academically average, I…

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The Biggest Lesson of 2018

Scott Welle Biggest Lesson from 2018

  Hello Outperformer, I’m not sure who originally said this quote: “You don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great.” This strongly ties back to social comparison and it’s a lesson that I’ve become more keenly aware of in 2018.  In my case, when I compare myself to…

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The MOST IMPORTANT Question To Ask Yourself When Something Goes Wrong

Scott Welle

Hello Outperformer, A couple of weeks ago I was asked to speak at a global annual awards banquet in May, 2019. I had a great conversation with a person on the committee, sent a nice customized proposal and was TOLD that everything was a done deal. Until it wasn’t. (yes, this happens to me too)…

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Want Your Team to Have a Better Attitude? Try This.

Build a Better Team Attitude

Video Summary: What does an Outperforming attitude mean to you? Confidence. Positivity. Respect. Respect. Determination. Whatever they are, these are your shared goals as a team. This is what you’re all going to be committed to when you show up on the ice. I act like we’re all brothers, like we’re a brotherhood. Support each…

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Using a Pattern Interrupt to Bounce Back from Mistakes

Using a Pattern Interrupt to Bounce Back from Mistakes

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Have any of you ever made a mistake and it stuck in your head, and no matter what you did, you couldn’t move past it? It’s happened to all of us, right? I have Roger Federer up here and do you notice he’s wearing a headband? Do you think in between points he’s…

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How to Lead and Motivate Your Team to Give More Effort

How to Motivate

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Where your focus goes, energy flows. I’ve always believed that. I call it sometimes playing not to lose instead of playing to win which is focusing on the negative instead of focusing on the positive. So what is a negative mistake that you could make in a hockey game? Let’s name that right…

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Use It or Lose It

Hello Outperformer, I heard Lou Holtz (former Notre Dame football coach) speak a bunch of years ago and he said: “Everything in life is either progressing or regressing. The worst thing you can ever do is to try to ‘maintain’ something.” I’m not sure why, but that line has always stuck with me.  In fact,…

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The Ripple Effect

Scott Welle

Hello Outperformer, Ripple effect: How social interactions affect situations not directly related to the initial interaction to broaden its impact. I’m a BIG believer in the ripple effect. Aren’t you? A few weeks ago I sent an email about a high school diver with whom I’m working. Her main fear was in “smacking” (a bad thing) on a…

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